Brian Poon
Brian  Poon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Westford, Mass.

High School:
Westford Academy

Event:
IM


PRONUNCIATION:



2017-18 Junior Season: Finished seventh in the 100-yard breast (56.11), fourth in the 200 IM (1:51.16), third in the 400 IM (4:00.80), and fourth in the 200-yard breast (2:02.87) at the Triple Dual vs Northwestern and Purdue • took fifth place in the 200-yard fly (1:52.53) and first in the 400 IM (3:57.11) vs. Denver • placed second in the 200 IM (1:47.40), second in the 400 IM (3:53.06), third in the 100-yard breast (54.17), and third in the 200-yard breast (1:57.70) at the Minnesota Invitational • took fourth in the 200 IM (1:49.05), fourth in the 200-yard breast (1:59.99), sixth in the 400 IM (3:59.90), and fifth in the 100-yard breast (55.57) vs. Michigan, Penn State, and Wisconsin at the Quad Dual • finished in third place in the 200-yard fly (1:50.03), second in the 200-yard breast (1:59.26), and first place in the 200-yard IM (1:49.22) against Iowa • placed fifth in the 200-yard fly (1:52.01), second in the 200-yard breast (2:00.87), and first in the 200 IM (1:50.18) against Florida State. 

2016-17 Sophomore Season: 
Academic All-Big Ten teamimproved in two events at the Big Ten Championships: 200-yard breast (1:59.94) and 400-yard IM 3:53.16) • placed first in the 200-yard IM with a 1:49.95 against Iowa • improved to 3:54.05 in the 400-yard IM at the Minnesota Invitational • earned two first-place finishes at the Jean Freeman Invitational: 200-yard IM (1:48.17) and 400-yard IM (3:53.60) • earned second place with a 2:00.14 in the 200-yard breast at the Jean Freeman Invitational.

2015-16 Freshman Season:
First-year letterwinner • At the 2016 Big Ten Championships, Poon finished 29th in both the 200 breast and 400 IM, and placed 43rd in the 200 IM • Tallied 20 top-five finishes during the regular season • Won the 200 free at the 2016 Minnesota Challenge • Swept the individual medley races at the 2015 Jean Freeman Invite • Won the 200 IM at Wisconsin • Made collegiate debut at Florida State with two silver finishes in the 200 back and 400 IM.
59.94

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
200 free 1:39.30 12/2/2016
200 back 1:50.68 11/12/2016
100 breast 54.17 12/1/2017
200 breast 1:59.94 2/25/2017
200 fly 1:50.03 10/27/2017
200 IM 1:47.40 11/30/2017
400 IM 3:53.16 2/24/2017


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The University of Minnesota earns their best finish at the NCAA meet since 2011.

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